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A desperate problem – no easy fix – Globe and Mail

DISPATCH: NATIVE CHILD WELFARE: FAMILY SERVICES

A desperate problem – no easy fix
Problems have plagued native-run family agencies, including the deaths of children. Sadly, solutions seem far away “I would like to talk to children. I have been up and down, to hell and back, and I don’t want them to go into it. The talking, the first words, the crawling – I missed it. That’s not right, every parent should see that.” – Georgette Johnny

WENDY STUECK
wstueck@globeandmail.com
January 3, 2009

As a girl, Georgette Johnny often saw her mother drunk and often cried herself to sleep, especially after she and her brother and sister were placed in a group home.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090103.BCNATIVE03/TPStory/

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Crack Cocaine Hits the Great White North – Globe and Mail

DRUG TRADE
Crack cocaine hits the great white North
Two sentenced on drug charges in Iqaluit, where police say Edmonton gangs introduced cocaine to a new and lucrative market

JOE FRIESEN
January 5, 2009

To the drug dealers from the south, the frozen land of Nunavut was virgin territory just waiting to be colonized.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090105.NUNAVUTCRACK05/TPStory/

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Show us Mackenzie pipeline decision in March: agencies to panel – CBC

Show us Mackenzie pipeline decision in March: agencies to panel

Last Updated: Monday, January 5, 2009

Two of three agencies that created the panel to review the proposed Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline in the Northwest Territories are now pushing the panel to speed up the timeline for releasing its findings this year.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2009/01/05/jrp-time.html

by NationTalk on January 5, 2009646 Views

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From throat singing to hip hop – Globe and Mail

Eva Aariak: Nunavut’s new Premier

From throat singing to hip hop
New leader seeks to protect Inuit traditions while using sponsored dance workshops to connect with the territory’s large and growing youth population

KATHERINE O’NEILL
January 5, 2009

For Eva Aariak, Nunavut’s new Premier and a passionate defender of Inuit ways, it seems to be an odd fit – hip hop.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090105.AARIAK05/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

by NationTalk on January 5, 2009761 Views

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Carey Price’s fans made sure he went from first in their hearts to … First on the ballot – National Post

Carey Price’s fans made sure he went from first in their hearts to … First on the ballot

Dave Stubbs, Canwest News Service
Published: Monday, January 05, 2009

As elections go, this one was slightly less crooked than you would find in the Republic of Banana. But it was what it was — a digital popularity contest — and in that context, National Hockey League fans spoke with strong voices, stronger index fingers and remarkable perseverance.

http://www.nationalpost.com/story.html?id=1141974

by NationTalk on January 5, 2009851 Views

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Reconciliation is the church’s responsibility – Anglican Journal

Reconciliation is the church’s responsibility

Keith Knight
Jan 5, 2009

TRUTH AND reconciliation. Those words hold considerable promise as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) begins its work this year.

http://www.anglicanjournal.com/issues/2009/135/jan/01/article/reconciliation-is-the-churchs-responsibility/?cHash=e63b6b8942

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Wallin should step aside – Prince Albert Daily Herald

Wallin should step aside

The Prince Albert Daily Herald

We’d like to thank Howard Leeson for pointing out that Saskatchewan’s latest senator may not, in fact, be reasonably able to represent this province.

Leeson, former head of the University of Regina’s political science department, noted that Pamela Wallin – Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s choice to fill one of 18 vacant Senate seats – has not lived in Saskatchewan for decades.

http://www.paherald.sk.ca/index.cfm?sid=207107&sc=12

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Politics in 2009: What to expect – Vancouver Sun

Politics in 2009: What to expect

By Barbara Yaffe, The Vancouver Sun
January 5, 2009

What might 2009 have in store when it comes to politics?

Well, we are waiting to find out whether Canadians will be subjected to yet another federal election.

http://www.calgaryherald.com/Politics+2009+What+expect/1143084/story.html

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Ont. mining will prop up economy in north: minister – CTV

Ont. mining will prop up economy in north: minister

Updated: Sun Jan. 04 2009
The Canadian Press

TORONTO — Ontario’s embattled northerners shouldn’t lose hope for prosperity amid shutdowns and layoffs in their once-mighty mining industry because there are signs the downturn is temporary, says the minister responsible for the region and its mines.

http://toronto.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20090104/mining_economy_090104/20090104/?hub=TorontoNewHome

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Province nixes boundary expansions (The Simcoe Reformer)

Province nixes boundary expansions

Posted By Monte Sonnenberg, SIMCOE REFORMER

Norfolk council will have to decide tomorrow whether it wants to fight for proposed expansions of the urban boundaries in Waterford and Simcoe.

http://www.simcoereformer.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1373072

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Murder trial begins (StarPhoenix)

Murder trial begins

The StarPhoenix
Published: Monday, January 05, 2009

A jury trial is set to begin today into the murder of Victoria Jane Nashacappo, who disappeared Sept. 25, 2002.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/local/story.html?id=2992c6fd-066f-48bc-8c1d-cdaefdeab409

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Single aboriginal mom pursues masters degree in business – StarPhoenix

Single aboriginal mom pursues masters degree in business

By Jason Warick
January 5, 2009

As thousands of University of Saskatchewan students begin a new semester today, some will focus on their classes, others on the sports they play and some on where they’ll party this weekend.

http://www.thestarphoenix.com/Single+aboriginal+pursues+masters+degree+business/1142687/story.html

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Healing the wounds of residential schools – Toronto Star

Healing the wounds of residential schools
All Canadians share a vital stake in work of truth commission, author argues

Jan 03, 2009
Linda Diebel
NATIONAL AFFAIRS WRITER

On June 11, 2008, Prime Minister Stephen Harper rose in Parliament to apologize to aboriginal people on behalf of all Canadians for a system of Indian residential schools he called a “sad chapter in our history.”

http://www.thestar.com/News/Canada/article/561173

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First Nations year in review Part 2 – Herald-Leader

First Nations year in review Part 2

Posted By Rob Swystun, Central Plains Herald-Leader
Posted 2 days ago

April-May 2008

Long Plain First Nation’s urban reserve vied for the opportunity to be the home of Manitoba’s newest casino.

The First Nation applied to the province and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs to locate a $40-$50 million casino and accompanying five-star hotel near the Keeshkeemaquah Gaming and Conference Centre, southwest of Portage la Prairie in early April.

http://www.portagedailygraphic.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1370967

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Archbishop reflects on first full year as primate – Anglican Journal

Archbishop reflects on first full year as primate

staff
Jan 2, 2009

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, gave a New Year’s Day address at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa. He used the address, which has become an annual tradition, to do for the church what many people are doing as individuals – to reflect on the accomplishments and difficulties of the year past and to look forward to the year ahead.

http://www.anglicanjournal.com/100/article/archbishop-reflects-on-first-full-year-as-primate/?cHash=6e76711f5d

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Aboriginal leaders in Manitoba call for ban on sale of yeast – Canada.com

Aboriginal leaders in Manitoba call for ban on sale of yeast

Sean Ledwich, Winnipeg Free Press
Published: Friday, January 02, 2009

WINNIPEG – Young aboriginal leaders in Manitoba are asking the provincial government to ban the sale of brewer’s yeast to all First Nations people in the province – a desperate bid to curb the production of a potent form of home-brewed liquor linked to rising levels of assaults, domestic violence and suicides in their communities.

http://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?id=1136170

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Size Does Not Matter to Sego in Partnering With Native Communities – Republic of Mining

Size Does Not Matter to Sego in Partnering With Native Communities

by Marilyn Scales

Marilyn Scales is a field editor for the Canadian Mining Journal, Canada’s first mining publication. She is one of Canada’s most senior mining commentators.

There has been some discussion in this space over the past two weeks as to how it takes very deep pockets to keep the Aboriginal community happy when wanting to explore or develop on their lands. The assumption is that only the largest, richest companies can succeed, as De Beers Canada has done at its Victor diamond mine.

http://www.republicofmining.com/2009/01/01/size-does-not-matter-to-sego-in-partnering-with-native-communities-by-marilyn-scales/

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Native grants at risk (Toronto Sun)

Native grants at risk

By THE CANADIAN PRESS
Last Updated: 28th December 2008

WINNIPEG — The federal government is considering turning university grants for aboriginal students into repayable loans.

http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2008/12/28/7864296-sun.html

by NationTalk on December 29, 2008865 Views

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TEN TO WATCH IN 2009: BARB CRANMER, 48 – Globe and Mail

TEN TO WATCH IN 2009: BARB CRANMER, 48
The fourth in a series of 10 remarkable people, places or things

WENDY STUECK
December 26, 2008

As a filmmaker, Barb Cranmer cut her teeth by interviewing relatives and neighbours in her home town of Alert Bay and is used to feeling a connection to the people whose stories she tells.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081226.BCYEARENDDIET26/TPStory/National

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Gov’t taking over trail grooming – Northern Pen

Gov’t taking over trail grooming
Liberal leader Yvonne Jones opposing actions against Labrador Winter Trails

JONATHAN RUSSELL
Northern Pen

The Department of Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs is using Labrador Winter Trails’ financial woes to force the group to relinquish control to the provincial government, Opposition Leader Yvonne Jones says.

http://www.northernpen.ca/index.cfm?sid=204992&sc=361

by NationTalk on December 29, 20081029 Views

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New Saskatchewan casino opens – CBC

New Saskatchewan casino opens

Last Updated: Monday, December 29, 2008

Saskatchewan’s eighth casino opened its doors Monday amid optimism it will generate more revenue for First Nations.

http://www.cbc.ca/money/story/2008/12/29/casino.html

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Nunavut residents warned about contaminated cocaine – CBC

Nunavut residents warned about contaminated cocaine

Last Updated: Monday, December 29, 2008

Nunavut’s chief medical officer of health is warning residents to be aware that contaminated cocaine is making its way across the country.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2008/12/29/cocaine-warning.html

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Memories of avalanche still vivid after a decade – Globe and Mail

QUEBEC TRAGEDY: NEW YEAR’S DAY, 1999
Memories of avalanche still vivid after a decade

NELSON WYATT
The Canadian Press
December 29, 2008

MONTREAL — A decade later, Jean Leduc’s memories of the New Year’s Day avalanche that smashed through the gym of his northern Quebec school are still fresh.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081229.AVALANCHE29/TPStory/National

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Casino opens its doors – Leader-Post

Casino opens its doors

Kerry Benjoe, The Leader-Post
Published: Monday, December 29, 2008

The stars won’t be the only things lighting up the night in Swift Current now that the Living Sky Casino has opened its doors.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/story.html?id=f4aab561-10a2-481f-9121-7c2f05094310

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Polar bears face uncertain future in Arctic – Canwest News

Polar bears face uncertain future in Arctic

Margaret Munro , Canwest News Service
Published: Sunday, December 28, 2008

One polar bear bolted past a pair of teenage girls heading home from school.

Another helped itself to caribou behind a pickup truck. People peering out their windows found the bears wandering in their yards.

http://www.canada.com/topics/news/story.html?id=1120467

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Canadian Natives See an Ally in Barack Black Eagle – Globe and Mail

Canadian Natives see an ally in Barack Black Eagle
Leaders seek the incoming president’s help in obtaining a share of revenues from pipelines carrying Alberta oil to the U. S.

JOE FRIESEN
December 29, 2008

Glen Hudson, chief of the Peguis First Nation in Manitoba, watched the U.S. election results closely this year, and like many people was buoyed by the election of Barack Obama.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081229.OBAMANATIVES29/TPStory/National

by NationTalk on December 29, 20081147 Views

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Manitobans bring cheer at Christmas time (CBC Manitoba)

Manitobans bring cheer at Christmas time

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 24, 2008

An aboriginal women’s group in Portage la Prairie is hosting a feast to bring holiday cheer to those who have nowhere to go on Christmas Day.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/manitoba/story/2008/12/24/xmas-cheer.html?ref=rss

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Companies, agencies use MOUs to define relationships: lawyer – StarPhoenix

Companies, agencies use MOUs to define relationships: lawyer

By Darren Winegarden
December 24, 2008

The StarPhoenix asked First Nations lawyer Darren Winegarden, a member of the Kawacatoose First Nation who has worked with several bands and the provincial government, what a memorandum of understanding (MOU) includes. This is what he said:

http://www.thestarphoenix.com/Technology/Companies+agencies+MOUs+define+relationships+lawyer/1111625/story.html

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First Nations make play for Sask. resource riches – StarPhoenix

First Nations make play for Sask. resource riches
Many deals inked between resource firms, aboriginal groups

By Jason Warick and Cassandra Kyle
December 24, 2008

Chief Rick Gamble is glad to be home after another business trip to the Far East, but he’ll have little time to relax.

http://www.thestarphoenix.com/First+Nations+make+play+Sask+resource+riches/1111619/story.html

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Stepping up to prevent youth suicide – Portage Daily

Stepping up to prevent youth suicide

Posted By Angela Brown, The Daily Graphic

At least one Portage la Prairie-area First Nation chief is pleased to see the province is stepping up to provide more help for suicide prevention among youth.

http://www.portagedailygraphic.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1362363

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Young senator qualifies for pension that is ‘ticket to the good life’ – Globe and Mail

RED CHAMBER BENEFITS
Young senator qualifies for pension that is ‘ticket to the good life’

DANIEL LEBLANC
December 24, 2008

OTTAWA — As the youngest of Canada’s 18 new senators, 34-year-old Patrick Brazeau will be eligible for pension benefits that most Canadians can only dream of, as soon as he hits 55.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081224.SENATE24/TPStory/National

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Aboriginal senator reaches out to foes – Canoe News

Aboriginal senator reaches out to foes

Upper chamber appointee expects First Nations leaders, including himself, to be held accountable

By CHRISTINA SPENCER, NATIONAL BUREAU
The Ottawa Sun

It took just five minutes for Patrick Brazeau, national chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, to say yes to a seat in the Senate.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Politics/2008/12/24/7844526-sun.html

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Stain on 1911 land deal – National Post

Stain on 1911 land deal
Museum to restore native community’s spectacular stained glass windows

Cigdem Iltan, National Post
Published: Wednesday, December 24, 2008

A British Columbia museum is set to restore a First Nations community’s priceless stained glass windows, but the sullied history behind the windows may not be as easily repaired.

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/story.html?id=1109907

by NationTalk on December 24, 2008629 Views

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Thanks Premier for dam removal – The Tribune

Thanks Premier for dam removal

Published Wednesday December 24th, 2008

Hon. Shawn Graham, Premier

The Chief; Council and Community of Eel River Bar First Nation want to take this opportunity to thank you and your government for committing to the decommissioning of the Eel River Dam. It is important to note that not only does this represent an environmental statement but also a recognition of an important historic economic and social statement.

http://tribunenb.canadaeast.com/commentary/article/519939

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Aboriginal Education Here Middle of the Pack – Chilliwack Times

Aboriginal education here middle of the pack

Mike Chouinard, The Times
Published: Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The C.D. Howe Institute, an Ontario-based economic and social think-thank, released its findings for aboriginal education in B.C. earlier this month and it found the most successful examples take place in districts that have taken extra steps to look at issues surrounding aboriginal education.

http://www.canada.com/chilliwacktimes/news/story.html?id=84c041c5-658c-4aca-ae6c-14e48e6411d6

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Headed for the Red Chamber – National Post

Headed for the Red Chamber

Megan O’Toole, National Post; Canwest News Service
Published: Tuesday, December 23, 2008

QUEBEC

Patrick Brazeau – An Algonquin from north of Gatineau in Quebec, Mr. Brazeau is National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, a forum that advocates for the economic and social development of natives, particularly those living off-reserve. He has led the Congress since 2006 and is also a member in good standing of the Native Alliance of Quebec. He has come out in favour of replacing the Indian Act with more progressive legislation and was one of the witnesses who sat on the floor of the House of Commons for the apology to native people issued last June. The 34-year-old will become Canada’s youngest Senator.

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/story.html?id=1106709

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Project finished – Daily News

Project finished
Roads In Walpole Resurfaced

Posted By DAVID GOUGH, SUN MEDIA

Walpole Island roads are much improved after embarking on a major roads infrastructure project.

The work done included reconstructing 2.7 kilometres of Creek Road and resurfacing almost 16 kilometres of existing roads within Walpole Island. Additionally, work was completed to install a bike lane on. Tecumseh Road, which is the main road on Walpole Island..

http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1359637

by NationTalk on December 23, 2008652 Views

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First Nations Insulted by Lack of Inclusion – The Daily Graphic

First Nations Insulted by Lack of Inclusion

Posted By Rob Swystun, The Daily Graphic

Aboriginal leaders in Manitoba say the government has insulted their people and their culture by excluding them from the sod-turning ceremony of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights at the Forks in Winnipeg Friday.

http://www.portagedailygraphic.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1360485

by NationTalk on December 23, 2008703 Views

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Stickhandling His Way Through Aboriginal Politics – Globe and Mail

A MAN TO WATCH
Stickhandling his way through aboriginal politics
Tewanee Joseph’s job co-ordinating bands’ involvement in the 2010 Games makes him one of the country’s most influential natives

MARK HUME
December 23, 2008

VANCOUVER — When it comes to the school of hard knocks there’s nothing like growing up in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, spending your weekends getting lacrosse sticks whacked up the side of your head, or becoming the youngest elected member of a native band council.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081223.BCYEARENDOLYMPICS23/TPStory/National

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Environmental activist Jim Fulton dies – Vancouver Sun

Environmental activist Jim Fulton dies

By Kelly SinoskiDecember 21, 2008

If it had anything to do with the environment, Jim Fulton would have had something to say about it — and usually in a colourful fashion.

http://www.vancouversun.com/Environmental+activist+Fulton+dies/1103095/story.html

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Senate Appointments Will Help Pave Way for Future Reform, Says Tory Official – CEP

Senate Appointments Will Help Pave Way for Future Reform, Says Tory Official

(CEP News) Ottawa – The appointment of 18 new Canadian senators announced Monday will bring the government closer to its ultimate goal of reforming the Upper Chamber of Parliament, says a senior Conservative official.

http://www.economicnews.ca/cepnews/wire/article/192887

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Best Start program teaches heritage – Sudbury Star

Best Start program teaches heritage
Aboriginal children learn skills, history

Posted By ANGELA SCAPPATURA, THE SUDBURY STAR

The scent of moose stew wafted through the hallway at Better Beginnings Better Futures Community Centre as groups of children bounded between rooms featuring crafts, face painting and storytelling.

http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1358633

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RCMP search for missing MB. woman – Winnipeg Sun

RCMP search for missing MB. woman

By Chris Kitching, SUN MEDIA
Last Updated: 22nd December 2008,

RCMP are appealing for tips from the public to find a 44-year-old woman who went missing in northern Manitoba earlier this month.

http://www.winnipegsun.com/news/manitoba/2008/12/22/7826886.html

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First Nation to own 25% of Ontario hydro station – Sault Star

First Nation to own 25% of Ontario hydro station

Posted By THE CANADIAN PRESS

(CP) — The Lac Seul First Nation will own a 25 per cent stake in the Lac Seul generating station in northern Ontario as part of an agreement with Ontario Power Generation that’s expected to pave the way for similar agreements in the future.

http://www.saultstar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1358510

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Harper appoints 18 to Senate – Canoe.ca

Harper to fill 18 Senate seats

By KATHLEEN HARRIS, NATIONAL BUREAU CHIEF

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will fill up to 18 vacant seats in the Senate before Christmas.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Politics/2008/12/11/7705626-sun.html

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The Iggy Book Club II: The Rights Revolution – National Post

The Iggy Book Club II: The Rights Revolution

Posted: December 20, 2008, 12:00 PM by Kelly McParland
Canadian politics, ignatieff book club

The Liberal Party of Canada has chosen Michael Ignatieff as its new leader. To help readers decide what kind of leadership Mr. Ignatieff might provide for Canada, members of the National Post editorial board are reading through Mr. Ignatieff’s oeuvre, discussing their impressions as they go. This week’s selection: Mr. Ignatieff’s collection of the 2000 Massey Lecture series, The Rights Revolution.

http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fullcomment/archive/2008/12/20/the-iggy-book-club-ii-the-rights-revolution.aspx

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PART 15: Aboriginal wish list – Toronto Sun

PART 15: Aboriginal wish list

Last Updated: 21st December 2008,

SHAWN BRANT
Mohawk activist

1. Fix the water in our Tyendinaga Mohawk community and the other 100 First Nations communities whose water is unfit for human consumption.

http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/redroad/2008/12/21/7820101-sun.html

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PART 15: A career of ‘busting down barriers’ (Edmonton Sun)

PART 15: A career of ‘busting down barriers’

By MARK BONOKOSKI, Sun Media

Roberta Jamieson, executive director of the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation — with $30 million in scholarships and bursaries having already been awarded to 8,000 First Nations, Inuit and Metis students since its inception in 1985 — is a walking template for all that achievement entails.

http://www.edmontonsun.com/News/Canada/redroad/2008/12/20/7814321.html

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RCMP officer faces penalty for beating aboriginal man (The Globe and Mail)

IN BRIEF
RCMP officer faces penalty for beating aboriginal man

The Canadian Press
December 20, 2008

Merritt, B.C. — A Merritt RCMP officer who admitted to assaulting an aboriginal man in 2005 has been sentenced to six months house arrest.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20081220.BCBRIEFS20-4/TPStory/TPNational/?page=rss&id=GAM.20081220.BCBRIEFS20-4

by NationTalk on December 21, 2008715 Views

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Aboriginal leaders say government excluded them from important international ceremony (Portage Daily Graphic)

Aboriginal leaders say government excluded them from important international ceremony

Posted By The Daily Graphic staff

Aboriginal leaders in Manitoba say the government has insulted their people and their culture by excluding them from the sod turning ceremony of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights at the Forks in Winnipeg Friday.

http://www.portagedailygraphic.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=1355199

by NationTalk on December 21, 2008680 Views

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